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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil Service
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1868-1929
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.CivilService
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Civil Service forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

Thomas Evance Receipt Book
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Evance, Thomas, -1777
Dates:
1753-1775
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0289
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A book of receipts for payments made by Thomas Evance to various individuals for purchases and payment of debts. Items listed include: A Mahogany Bedstead A dark Bay Horse 64 1/2 l (?) Loaf Sugar House Rent Rum Mahogany Table and Silver punch ladle Hams and Sugar Citron and lot of Books 33 Barrels …

Ken Rattenbury Collection
Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 (musician)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials collected and created by Ken Rattenbury, professional musician and author.

Richard Becker Collection of Alex Bradford Gospel Music Materials
Creators:
Becker, Richard
Bradford, Alex
Dates:
1950-1997, undated
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0761
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Alex Bradford's career as a composer of Gospel music. Included among the materials are playbills, published sheet music, music manuscripts, gospel song books, play scripts, newspaper clippings and articles, and one LP record.

Scurlock Studio Records, Series 9: Custom Craft Business Records
Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
1951-1994, undated
Size:
57 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S09
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, DC from 1907 to 1996, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Series 9 includes the administrative, financial, sales, personnel, and office files of Custom Craft. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia
Creators:
Gabriel, Ronald L., 1941-2009
Dates:
circa 1912-2009
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1178
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of newslettersDodgers Line Drives, Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club Newsletter, and Gabe-o-gram, albums of trading cards and Hall of Fame postcards, many of which have been autographed. There are also photographs of teams, individual players, and a photograph of Ronald Gabriel with Babe Ruth. There is a large scrapbook containing over 1000 autographs and several items of baseball ephemera, including placemats, magnets, scorecards, team schedules, programs, and posters.

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Archives Center Road Maps Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
circa 1930-2000
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (maps)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1295
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection comprises road maps of the Unites States and Mexico spanning from the 1935 until 1996.

Samuel J. Meeks Carriage Works Records
Creators:
Meeks, Samuel J.
Dates:
1881-1891
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1502
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business records of Washington, DC, carriage maker Samuel J. Meeks, consisting of three day books and one journal.

McIntire Family Hawaiian Entertainers Collection
Creators:
McIntire, Lani Ellen
Mayo, Jean Alice, 1897-?
Dates:
1920-2011, undated
Size:
1.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1511
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs and ephemera collected by the McIntire Family of Hawaiian musicians documenting their careers throughout the United States, and those of other performers.

Lucretia Deming Family Account Book
Creators:
Deming, Lucretia
Dates:
1883 January 1-1887 April 27
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0173
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This is a single household account book for the period from January 1, 1883 through April 27, 1887, maintained by Lucretia Deming until two days before her death. The final entry is $120.05 for the payment of Litchfield property taxes. The accounts record daily expenditures in substantial detail, i.e oysters, candy, bread, oil, Century Magazine …

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